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Quotations: Memes Teach Communication

Discovery Demands 5TP

Memes that Teach How to Communicate

“A wise man does not chatter with one whose mind is sick.” —Sophocles, The Women of Trachis


  • You may copy, print, and post the memes below if you make no changes to them, their contents, remove the copyright notice, or charge fees to share them. Enjoy!
  • Any memes that are about how to communication should be collected onto this page over time.
  • These memes are organized alphabetically by the title of the meme. The numbering starts at the top.

1. Meme: How to Communicate Using “I” Statements

Communicate with I messages

2. Meme: How to Complain

We can complain only about ourselves.

3. Meme: How to Control Others—10 Ways

10 Ways to Control Others

4. Meme: How to Cure Whiners—Step by Step

The Whiner Cure Formulae

5. Meme: How to Cause Double Binds to Control Others

  • (See #7 “How to Effectively Respond to Double Binds” to get out of the traps.)

12 Step Double-Bind Trap

6. Meme: How to Handle Difficult People—6 Choices

6 Ways to Handle People

7. Meme: How to Effectively Respond to Double Binds

  • (See #5 “How to Cause Double Binds to Control Others” to understand more.)

Double-Bind Responses - Rules for

8. Meme: How to Parent or Supervise

10 Parenting Rules to Learn & Practice

9. Meme: How to Respond Intelligently

intelligent responding

10. Meme: How to Say You Are Sorry

what is said serves what

11. Meme: How to See that Whining Is Irritating

whining is not magic

12. Meme: How to Take Responsibility for What You Say

responsible for what said

13. Meme: How to Talk to Mean People

Mean Talk Causes Internal Suffering

14. Meme: How to Understand How Ego Causes Fights

ego causes fights

15. Meme: How to Understand Passive to Aggressive Styles

Passive to Aggressive with 5TP

16. Meme: How to Understand Perspective

4 Stage Evolution of Perspective

17. Meme: How to Understand 25 Relational Styles

25 Relational Styles from 5TP

18. Meme: How to Understand Trying to Be Right

being right is wrong

Memes by Topic (Alphabetical): Help for You to Feel, Think, & Do Better in Life

Please note that these collections are incomplete and more can be found in the meme collections by year and in our books.

  1. 3Rs (Recognize, Remove, Replace) Memes
  2. 5 Thinking Positions (5TP) Memes
  3. Book Information Memes
  4. Communication Memes
  5. Ego & Self-Esteem Memes
  6. Feelings & Coping Memes
  7. Identity-Semantic Memes
  8. REBT & CBT Counseling Memes
  9. Self-Esteem & Ego Memes
  10. STIFFER-MIND Memes
  11. Thinking Skills Memes